Approved 2017-2018 EODP Projects

Approved 2017-2018 EODP Projects

Business Development Projects

Fisher-Cote Farmstead, Lanark

Fisher-Cote Farmstead and Winery produces fruit and alternative wines from the primary crops of apples, honey, and maple syrup.

Funding summary: Funding support for the purchase of equipment for the production of fruit, honey and maple wines.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements

Market Expansion, and Product Innovation

EODP Funding: $9,883.00 *First time EODP recipient

 

Vtile Enterprises Inc, Almonte

Vtile Enterprises Inc. is a boutique gift product manufacturing and distribution company.

Vtiledesign.com

Funding summary: Funding support for the purchase of equipment to increase the capacity for printing, productivity, efficiency and allow for market expansion.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements; Market Expansion, Market Diversification, and Product Innovation;

EODP Funding: $20,000.00

 

Oat & Mill Ltd., Smiths Falls

Oat & Mill produces the yummiest ice-cream from 100% whole grain, Canadian certified gluten-free oats, and a little bit of magic.

Oatandmill.ca

Funding summary: Funding support towards expertise in regards to package design, technical process, base product optimization (to address product shelf stability, and process efficiency) and test kitchen equipment for improved testing methods.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements; Market Expansion, Product Promotion, Product innovation/development including research and development and Industrial/commercial process innovation.

EODP Funding: $19,000.00 *First time EODP recipient

 

Loon Kombucha, Smiths Falls

Loon Kombucha is a brewery of fermented tea. This probiotic beverage offers the same sophisticated taste of a beer or a wine, but without the high alcohol content. Loon Kombucha is brewed to be delicious and original!

loonkombucha.com

Funding summary: Funding support towards the purchase of both production and distribution equipment and an ecommerce store front to increase distribution and sales.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements; Market expansion, Product Promotion and Commercial Process Innovation.

EODP Funding: $25,000.00 *First time EODP recipient

 

Verticultivate, Carleton Place

Verticultivate is a state-of-the-art vertical farming producer of organic grade year round mixed produce.

Funding summary: Funding support for expertise to complete an Engineering Design and Build Plan.

Outcome: Job Creation, Business Start-up Support and Industrial/Commercial Process Innovation.

EODP Funding: $50,000.00 *First time EODP recipient

 

Perth Chocolate Works, Perth

Perth Chocolate Works offers hand crafted confections made with rich, flavourful ingredients and served by knowledgeable friendly staff in an engaging comfortable and unique atmosphere.

manitoulinchocolate.ca

Funding summary: Funding support towards equipment for the start-up of the sister location of the Manitoulin Chocolate Works expanding in Perth.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Industrial/Commercial Process Innovation and Business Start-up Support

EODP Funding: $19,250.00 *First time EODP recipient

 

FarmForest Research, Westport

FarmForest Research is a cutting edge agricultural research company. They carry out research and development of sustainable/new technology for the Canadian and International agricultural community.

Farmforest.com

Funding summary: Funding support towards equipment to extend the growing, research and development season at their new 8000 square feet greenhouse facility in Westport.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements and Process Innovation

EODP Funding: Multi-year project $15,868.00 (2017-2018), $24,108.00 (2018-2019)

*First time EODP recipient

 

Crooked Mile Brewing, Almonte

Crooked Mile Brewing Company Inc. is a craft brewery that primarily brews British-inspired ales with a passion for community and flavorful, sessionable beers.

Crookedmile.ca

Funding summary: Funding support towards the purchase of an automated canning system and label design to increase distribution and improve productivity.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements, Process Innovation, Market Expansion

EODP Funding: $22,832.00 *First time EODP recipient

 

Rideau Orthodontic Mfg. Ltd., Smiths Falls

Rideau Orthodontic Mfg. Ltd. is a built to suit Dental Laboratory, producing produce what the dentist / orthodontist requires exactly as they have requested it. orthodontic.ca

Funding summary: Funding support towards the adaption, purchase and integration of emerging technologies; 3D Printer and 3D Scanner.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements, Process Innovation and Market Expansion

EODP Funding: $42,477.50 *First time EODP recipient

 

Perth Brewery, Perth

Perth Brewery offers traditionally crafted beers, produced in a new state of the art microbrewery.

Perthbrewery.ca

Funding summary: Funding support towards additional equipment to increase brewing capacity and production.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements, Process Innovation and Market Expansion

EODP Funding: $25,000.00

 

Perth Outfitters, Perth

Perth Outfitters offers canoe, kayaks and sup boards rentals, a mini put course and outdoor recreation track along Tay Canal in Perth.

Perthoutfitters.com

Funding summary: Funding support towards the development of a 1.3km recreational trail, equipment, and 18 hole mini out course.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Business Start-up Support, Process and Market Expansion

EODP Funding: Multi-year project

$50,000.00 (2016-2017), $50,000.00 (2017-2018)

 

Kricklewood Farm, Frankville

Kricklewood Farm is a ‘seed to bottle’ producer of Sunflower Oil. The oil is made with100% pure non-GMO seeds, grown using traditional farming practices and bottled with through a cold press method.

Kricklewoodfarm.com

Funding summary: Funding support towards automation equipment to allow production to be done on site.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements, Market Expansion, Process Innovation

EODP Funding: $4,255.00 *First time EODP recipient

 

Little Stream Bakery, Balderson

Little Stream Bakery is a wholesale, certified organic, artisan bakery, using a wood-fired oven and on site flour milling. They offer both gluten free and traditional breads with a focused on locally grown heritage grains.

Littlestream.com

Funding summary: Funding support towards equipment to expand operations and spate production.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements.

EODP Funding: $15,250.00

 

4 Degrees Brewing, Smiths Falls

4 Degrees Brewing Company is the first brewing company to bring craft brewing to the heart of the Rideau Canal. They create a unique brewing experience that embraces its local surroundings and pays homage to the industrial past at their new state of the art brewing facility.

4degreesbrewing.com

Funding summary: Funding support towards equipment and signage for the completion of the new brewing location including a tasting room and retail space.

Outcome: Job Creation, Increased Revenue, Productivity Enhancements, Market Expansion, Product Innovation

EODP Funding: $22,493.50

 

 

Community Innovation Projects

Launch Lab, Lanark County & North Leeds

Launch Lab works in partnerships with Valley Heartland to drive prosperity and job creation throughout the region. Launch Lab’s mentorship and advisory services are driven by Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIRs) and Advisors who work with businesses in the region to engage with the business mentorship program.

Launchlab.ca

Funding summary: Funding support to deliver one-on-one mentorship, workshops and other educational tools, access to market intelligence data, and advice with go-to-market strategies.

Outcome: Business Start-up support, Mentorship, Enhancement and diversification of the Local economy, Labour Market Development including Skills Development, Skills Gap Analysis and Worker Transition

EODP Funding: $28,950.00

 

Rideau Lakes Township, Delta

Rideau Lakes is a local municipal government in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville.  It is a large rural municipality with a number of small villages and hamlets.  Tourism, agriculture and service industries are primary economic drivers.  The Township has identified ‘economic development’ and ‘village and hamlet vitality’ as strategic priorities.

Twnrideaulakes.on.ca

Funding summary: Funding support for expertise towards an Alternative Servicing Study that will identify alternative servicing options and solution for villages.  These solutions will provide villages with the ability to be sustainable and economically viable.

Outcome: Expansion of existing Community Economic Assets, New community economic development projects that advance, enhance and diversify the local economy, Research or sector studies to develop community economic resources and activities

EODP Funding: Multi-year project $20,000.00 (2017-2018), $20,000.00 (2018-2019)

 

Youth Action Kommittee, Perth

YAK Youth Centre is an incorporated not-for-profit, charitable organization working to provide opportunities, support, resources, information, training and encouragement to youth in Perth and the surrounding rural area.

Yakyouth.ca

Funding summary: Funding support towards expertise to work with youth in the program to develop the business and operating plan for a social enterprise which will be implemented by the youth.

Outcome: Expansion of existing Community Economic Assets, New community economic development projects that advance, enhance and diversify the local economy, Labour Market Development including Skills Development, Skills Gap Analysis and Worker Transition, Research or sector studies to develop community economic resources and activities

EODP Funding: $2,500.00

 

Tay Valley Township, Perth

Tay Valley Township is a rural municipality within Lanark County. The Township is looking for creative and innovative ways of creating and supporting economic development initiatives that will support the local community’s sustainability now and into the future.

Tayvalleytwp.ca

Funding summary: Funding support towards a feasibility study and needs assessment to investigate the options, barriers and overall feasibility of utilizing the existing local school in the community as a “community hub” while maintaining its school use.

Outcome: Expansion of existing Community Economic Assets, New community economic development projects that advance, enhance and diversify the local economy, Research or sector studies to develop community economic resources and activities

EODP Funding: $10,000.00

 

Town of Smiths Falls, Smiths Falls

Smiths  Falls boasts  a  highly desirable location along  the  banks  of  the beautiful and  historic Rideau  Canal,  Ontario’s  only  UNESCO World  Heritage Site. Over the past few years Smiths Falls has continued to evolve through revitalization projects, tourism, business development and planning for the future.

Smithsfalls.ca

Funding summary: Funding support towards the development of a Marina at the Victoria Basin. This revitalization will increase public access and provide more amenities on the waterfront, impact local business through an increase of transient boaters, expand the communities’ capacity to attract, receive and successfully explore related inward investment opportunities and support the expansion of existing business.

Outcome: Expansion of existing Community Economic Assets, New community economic development projects that advance, enhance and diversify the local economy

EODP Funding: Multi-year project $19,741.00 (2017-2018), $27,000.00 (2018-2019)